WHO’S IN IT?

Olivia Colman (The Father), Dakota Johnson (The Peanut Butter Falcon), Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose), Peter Sarsgaard (An Education), Ed Harris (The Hours), Paul Mescal (film debut), Dagmara Domińczyk (Running with Scissors), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Invisible Man), Jack Farthing (Spencer), Alba Rohrwacher (Hungry Hearts)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Maggie Gyllenhaal (film debut), director, writer, producer; Charlie Dorfman (Death of Me), Osnat Handelsman-Keren (The Kindergarten Teacher) and Talia Kleinhendler (The World Is Funny), producers; Dickon Hinchcliffe (Leave No Trace), composer; Hélène Louvart (Never Rarely Sometimes Always), cinematographer; Affonso Gonçalves (Carol), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Leda (Colman), a middle-aged woman, is on holiday in Greece when she encounters young mother Nina (Dakota Johnson) on the beach, and Leda’s growing obsession with the woman and her family soon takes a dark turn as she is forced to confront her mysterious past…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Maggie Gyllenhaal makes her directorial debut with a ferocious adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s psychological novel, which sees Olivia Colman turning heads in an absolutely spell-binding lead performance.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 31ST DECEMBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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